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Book #10 - Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

My read for this week was Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. In the case of this book I had previously seen the movie and was surprised to see a number of differences between the two.  316 more words

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The Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson and the Olympians:  The Lightning Thief (paperback)

by Rick Riordan

AR Level 4.7, 13 points

I have learned a similar lesson repeatedly over the last year:  do not judge a book by it’s cover.   465 more words

Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Theif

Recently I have started the Percy Jackson book series, the first book is called “The Lightning Thief” I had 3 trials trying to  read this book, the first two failed for I feared the second chapter. 73 more words

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Cleaning House pt. II

Some more quick and dirty reviews (more books read for class):

First of all, this is riveting. Second, it’s based around female-female bonds. It’s Dostoyevsky for the younger crowd that hasn’t read… 617 more words

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I Was Entertained

The Lightning Thief was pretty entertaining.  I liked the characters and the plot.  The world building was nicely done.  The author did a fairly good job at keeping close to the original myths (though considering that the original greek myths have various original versions themselves, there’s always room for leeway).   339 more words

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The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

This book came out ten years ago and after reading it I’ve been trying to figure out why I didn’t read it when they first came out. 182 more words

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The People Have Spoken!

My next book will The Lightning Thief (this time spelled correctly for your reading pleasure).

I shall start my new adventure on the morrow.  Tonight I will watch Guardians of the Galaxy with the roommate, who is watching it for the first time.

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